Understanding How SEER Ratings Work and Why They Matter

December 12, 2023

One of the most important metrics in the HVAC industry is the seasonal energy efficiency ratio, or SEER. A SEER rating gives you the ability to find out how efficient a heat pump or air conditioner is. A higher SEER number indicates that the system uses less energy. For homeowners who want to maximize efficiency, minimize electricity bills, and make greener decisions, knowing what SEER ratings mean is vital. What Are SEER Ratings? The fundamental formula for SEER is to divide the cooling output of an HVAC system over a typical cooling season by the

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10 Signs That Your Furnace Needs a New Blower Motor

November 14, 2023

Your furnace is essential for keeping your home warm and comfortable during the winter, so naturally you’ll want to make sure it stays in good working condition. Unfortunately, many things can go wrong with your heating system, especially if it’s over a decade old. One of the more common issues you might encounter is a bad blower motor. Since the blower motor is responsible for pushing warm air throughout your home, it’s a good idea to recognize the signs that your blower motor has gone bad. If you notice any of these 10 signs, you probably need blower motor repair

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Top 7 Reasons to Replace Your HVAC System in the Fall

October 17, 2023

Like homeowners everywhere, it’s common for those in Kansas to wait for their HVAC system to suffer a catastrophic failure before considering a replacement. The standard gas furnace has an expected service life of 15 to 20 years, and an air conditioner typically lasts 10 to 15 years. Knowing this, you can plan ahead for your replacement instead of waiting for that failure. Consider the top seven reasons to replace your system in the fall. 1. It’s a Slower Season for HVAC Companies The more extreme the temperature outside, the more strain your HVAC system experiences.

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What Drain Services Does a Professional Plumber Provide?

September 11, 2023

Drains ensure the smooth flow of wastewater and help maintain hygiene on our premises. However, these integral components of our infrastructure can develop blockages, damage, and other issues over time. Drain services are a key part of maintaining a property, encompassing a wide array of solutions to address an assortment of drain-related challenges. Let’s delve deeper into drain services, their significance, and the pivotal role they play in upholding the functionality of your property. Drain Cleaning Services Among the foundational components of drain maintenance are drain cleaning services. Drains tend to accumulate a large amount

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How to Effectively Clean Your AC Coils

August 9, 2023

When it comes to maintaining your AC system, giving the AC evaporator coil and condenser coil an annual cleaning is one of the most important tasks you can perform. Dirty AC coils will greatly decrease the cooling system’s performance, raise your energy bills, and subject the system to more wear and tear. Failing to clean your AC coils yearly can also greatly reduce the lifespan of the system. We’ll show you why keeping your AC coils clean is so important and discuss some options for cleaning your AC evaporator and condenser coils. The Importance of Keeping

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Essential Mini-Split AC Maintenance Tips To Keep in Mind This Summer

July 14, 2023

A mini-split air conditioner can keep your home comfortable during the summer months. Its ability to regulate temperature,s in individual rooms and minimize energy costs is a benefit of this type of ac setup. However, like any other type of ac, these systems require regular maintenance in order to keep them running at their best. There are some easy tasks that you can do with the help or advice of an HVAC professional to ensure your mini-split air conditioner runs smoothly all summer long. Cleaning the Filters Mini-split air conditioners have filters that require regular

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6 Ways To Stay Cool for Less Money This Summer

June 13, 2023

Now that the summer heat is arriving here in Shawnee, Kansas, the use of AC in the average home is rising. With energy prices higher than ever, that’s going to mean bigger monthly electricity bills for most people. However, there are some ways that you can improve the efficiency of your air conditioner or reduce your need to use it. Doing so can help you to stay cool for less money this summer and beyond. Here are 6 great tips to make it happen. 1. Schedule an AC Maintenance Appointment The simplest and most effective way

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Is Going Ductless This Summer Worth It?

May 15, 2023

A ductless mini-split can be an excellent option for keeping cool during the summer. Compared to a central AC unit, a mini-split is easy to install and doesn’t require any major construction. However, ductless mini-splits do have their limitations and are only really a better option in certain situations. If you’re considering a mini-split, here is a quick overview of how they work and how to know whether ductless or central AC is the better option. How Ductless Mini-Splits Work A ductless mini-split is a smaller, self-contained type of heat pump system. Instead of relying

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5 Critical Steps to Follow Before Turning On Your AC

April 11, 2023

As the weather warms, you may start thinking about running your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable. However, if you just flip the switch on your thermostat to cool, you may end up paying more to cool your home. Consider these five critical steps to take before making the switch to running your AC for the summer. 1. Check Your Air Filter Your air conditioner relies on its air filter to keep airborne contaminants out of the system. If contaminants were allowed to collect unrestricted in the system, they would quickly cut away at the

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Breathing Easy: Simple Tips to Boost Indoor Air Quality This Spring

March 15, 2023

Springtime is a welcome change after the long winter months but it also increases allergens and pollutants that can impact indoor air quality. This can adversely affect the health of yourself and your family, including potentially exasperating respiratory issues, allergies, and asthma. Therefore, it is good to take measures to improve indoor air quality. Here are some tips from us for improving your indoor air quality. Regularly Change HVAC Filters HVAC filters capture airborne particles, such as pollen, dust, and pet dander, that can cause allergies as air flows through

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